Gerard K. O'Neill
“It is important to realize the enormous power of the space-colonization technique.. If we begin to use it soon.. five of the most serious problems now facing the world can be solved..”
Copyright 2019. Morgan Brook Films.
GERRY is a documentary film
about the life and influence of Gerard K. O’Neill told through the eyes of his peers, family and the younger generation he inspired during the 1970s and 80s who are now leaders in the modern day space race. Through old stories of “Gerry” as many called him, and the social impact he made on the world, this documentary pays tribute to the unsung hero of today’s space race, while hoping to inspire all ages and walks of life to reignite our planet’s space venturing spirit.
So who is Gerard K. O’Neill?
Private Space Entrepreneur, Author, and Founder of XPRIZE, Singularity University, Zero Gravity Corp, Space Adventures
Space Advocate and Co-Founder of Deep Space Industries, Orbital Outfitters, Space Frontier Foundation, New Worlds Institute
Former Deputy Administrator of NASA
CEO of Space Angels
Laetitia Garriott De Cayeux
Co-Founder of Escape Dynamics, French-American Entrepreneur
Widow of Gerard K. O’Neill, Photographer
Theoretical Physicist and Mathematician, Professor Emeritus in the Institute for Advanced Study
Co-Creator of Yuri’s Night, Space Advocate, Public Speaker, Author
Space Advocate, Author, coined the term “The Overview Effect”
Space Architect/Designer, EVP and Chief Designer of Mars World, Founder and President of the Space Tourism Society, Author